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Roethlisberger, Steelers roll past Panthers

Monday, 22 September 2014 03:20

Ben Roethlisberger threw two third-quarter touchdown passes to wide receiver Antonio Brown, and the Pittsburgh Steelers used a key play on special teams to ward off the Carolina Panthers 37-19 Sunday night at Bank of America Stadium.

Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas in crash
Monday, 22 September 2014 03:20

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night.

  • A Turkish soldier helps Syrian Kurds with their luggage after they crossed into Turkey, at the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, September 20, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

  • A Turkish soldier helps Syrian Kurds with their luggage after they crossed into Turkey, at the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, September 20, 2014.


Leslie Mercedes, 6, reads with Cameron Lineberger, site coordinator for Reading Partners, at Brightwood Education Campus. The nonprofit group, a Washington Post Charities grant winner, provides tutoring for children reading behind grade level.
(Susan Biddle / For The Washington Post)

This post is connected to two recent pieces I published about the Common Core State Standards. This post is a transcript of a debate on the Core that was recently held in New York; arguing for the Core were Carmel Martin and Mike Petrilli and arguing against were Carol Burris and Rick Hess.

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FILE: Aug, 20, 2014: Louisiana GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy, running for a Senate seat, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP)

A handful of tight races in states with quirky election laws make for the possibility that Election Day will come and go without deciding which party controls the Senate.

If that happens, brace for a fierce runoff election and possible recounts that could make for an ugly holiday season in politics and government.

(Reuters) - Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG said on Monday it would buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion, in a move that would significantly boost the German company's oil and gas business in North America.

Reuters reported on Sunday that the companies were nearing a deal.

(Reporting by Supriya Kurane in Bangalore; Editing by Diane Craft)

  • Investment & Company Information
  • Finance
  • Siemens AG
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Jurors in February couldn't decide, so the case goes back to court
  • The case is racially charged: Dunn is white; Jordan Davis, who died at 17, was black
  • Dunn used a self-defense argument, and experts think he will again

(CNN) -- Was it fear for his own life that prompted Michael Dunn to fire 10 shots into an SUV, killing teenager Jordan Davis? Or was it contempt?

A Jacksonville, Florida, jury couldn't decide last February, getting hung after 30 hours' deliberation.

Two women were killed and nearly 50 people were injured after a tour bus overturned in Delaware late Sunday afternoon.

Police in Maryland say they have arrested a woman for indecent exposure and attempted burglary after discovering her partially nude and passed out.

Cornerback Cary Williams says coach Chip Kelly is pushing the Eagles too hard and overworking them in practice, which is why Philly has started slow.

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